The Little Apprentice 3 is the third featuring Sparky the cat. In this image he’s contemplating a rather complicated cat food dispenser. Or maybe he just wants to play with the tassle?
The original drawing is done in Prismacolor colored pencils on 2-ply Bristol vellum at a smaller size that I would do today. Drawing at a larger size makes it easier to render detail with the pencils.
Note: The URL and copyright watermark are not part of the image.